News and announcements

Family Fund is today launching a new video to raise awareness of the impact that technology can have on outcomes for disabled and seriously ill children and to encourage parents to consider the benefits that they can make to the whole family. Produced in conjunction with MCC who are a longstanding...
22nd January 2015
Be Online is a campaign run by UK Online Centres and the Tinder Foundation encouraging you to stay healthy, help you find work, entertain you and help you keep in touch with loved ones and the whole world online.  9.5 million people in the UK still don’t have the skills they need to make the...
23rd February 2015
A joint manifesto calling for a cross-departmental Family Strategy to improve family income, stability and wellbeing, was published the by Family Room coalition of charities yesterday, at a parliamentary reception co-hosted by Andrew Stephenson MP, Annette Brooke MP and Alex Cunningham MP. The...
11th February 2015
SENDirect, a new online service, set to revolutionise the way families with disabled children access health, education and social care services in their local authorities, will be unveiled today, the 21st January, at the Bett Education Summit in London’s Excel Centre. Their idea is simple; they...
21st January 2015
Unfortunately, as of the end of 2014 Family Fund will no longer be able to offer Travel Insurance. We appreciate that this will now mean an additional cost to families and we sincerely apologise to any families that this may affect. The reasons behind the withdrawal of the Travel Insurance company...
16th January 2015
Three quarters of low income families say children’s health hit by cold homes. The new research by the charity shows that three quarters of families are struggling to heat their homes so that no one feels cold. The knock-on effect is severe, with 75% of families saying it is negatively impacting...
15th January 2015